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Childhood obesity 28.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Childhood obesity
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Sunny Leone cools off on a ‘hot’ date 28.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Sunny Leone cools off on a ‘hot’ date
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Trump tells 'confidants' U.S. will leave Paris climate deal -Axios 28.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Trump tells 'confidants' U.S. will leave Paris climate deal -Axios
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Canopy walk project hits roadblock as SC-appointed panel seeks report 28.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Canopy walk project hits roadblock as SC-appointed panel seeks report
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Higher BMI can cause cardiovascular problems for youngsters 28.5.2017 DNA: Health
Dr Kaitlin Wade, a Research Associate at the Medical Research Council Integrative Epidemiology Unit (MRC-IEU) at the University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, and colleagues used data from The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) to investigate the potential link between increased BMI and cardiovascular health.
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‘Make noise over decibel levels’ 28.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
‘Make noise over decibel levels’
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Why nuclear could become the next 'fossil' fuel 28.5.2017
A gray dinosaur statue outside south Florida's largest power plant is meant to symbolize two decommissioned fossil fuel reactors, but it also could be seen to represent a nuclear industry crumpling under mounting costs. Almost a decade ago, Turkey Point was aiming to become one of the country's largest nuclear plants. Florida Power and Light had argued that such expansion was needed to maintain diverse energy sources and to supply Florida's booming population for years to come, while touting nuclear as a clean form of energy. But now, just three reactors are in operation - one natural gas and two nuclear reactors, built in the 1970s. And plans to build two more nuclear reactors -- first announced in 2009 -- are essentially on hold for at least four years, according to filings with the state's Public Service Commission. "Right now our only focus is on getting all the approvals we need," company spokesman Peter Robbins told AFP. "We are not buying construction materials." - Westinghouse bankruptcy ...
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Maneka Gandhi lauds govt's ban on sale of cattle for slaughter 28.5.2017 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
Gandhi said strict monitoring would ensure that no animals were bought for slaughter through livestock markets.
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Welcome to the The Ministry of Utmost Noise 28.5.2017 Times of India Opinion
We Indians are a noisy, garrulous, over-talkative lot. We thrive on hot air and cacophony. Our decibel levels are significantly higher than those of most other nationalities. We believe we have to shout to be...
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Lens on clubs at Rabindra Sarobar 28.5.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Unstable geology worries me, says author Pankaj Sekhsaria 28.5.2017
Bengaluru: About 20 years ago a work related trip led Pankaj Sekhsaria to the Andaman and Nicobar islands. He soon realised that these tiny islands had much more than what met the eye. Pankaj Sekhsaria with his novel Island in Flux He decided to write his first novel, in 2014, a fiction on his experience on the Islands but it just wasn’t enough. “My debut novel explores the island through fiction, but after two decades of knowing the state and constantly writing, researching and just watching, I felt there needs to be a concise book of whatever I have collected,” Pankaj said. His latest work Island in Flux, published by Harper Collins, provides insight and perspective related to the environment, wildlife conservation, development and the island’s indigenous communities. “At first glance people generally think of a few things when they think of these Islands – Cellular jail, the 2004 tsunami and tourism. The other important complexities of the ecology, geography, its geology remain unknown. Its ground ...
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Reclamation of degrading land crucial, says ISRO chairman 28.5.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
82 gold medals presented at annual convocation of UAS Dharwad
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Karnataka: 3 Cubbon Park gates to slam shut for traffic 28.5.2017
Bengaluru: When Union Minister Prakash Javadekar visited Cubbon Park two years ago, walkers and nature lovers expressed their dissatisfaction against heavy vehicle movement depriving them of their lung space. Very soon, their demands will be met, with three gates of Cubbon Park soon closing to traffic. " Justice Saldanha and I previously spoke with Mr. Javadekar in 2015 about closing of some gates, banning traffic permanently. This is essential so the environment isn’t get affected. The Minister discussed it with the Karnataka Government as well. It will become a reality in the next 15 days. We hope other gates will follow suit in the coming years," said Umesh Kumar, President of Cubbon Park Walker's Assosciation.  “We want the same rules that exist for Lalbagh to be followed here too. No pollution, disturbance, vehicle movement is allowed in Lalbagh garden for a reason. The same applies to all parks,” Umesh insisted, applauding the Horticulture officials for finally putting their foot down. Mahantesh ...
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Ready to hang if proved wrong: Rajendra Balaji 28.5.2017
Chennai: Continuing his barrage of adulteration charges against private dairies, state dairy minister Rajendra Balaji on Saturday declared he would hang himself if they proved him wrong. “Barring very few, all the private dairies in the state are mixing chemicals in their milk to extend shelf life. We have tested samples and found them out. Action will soon follow”, the minister told reporters at hometown Sivakasi. Lashing out at critics who accused him of causing the ‘chemical scare’ in order to squeeze the private dairies for money, the minister said, “Milk is a critically important food for all, especially babies. It is my duty as the dairy minister to warn the people of this evil, this danger”. Making a startling revelation, he said the adulterators were mixing formaldehyde as preservative in their milk. The minister said the presence of formaldehyde in the milk of private dairies had been confirmed in tests done in the government labs at Madhavaram and Guindy, while the test results from a Central ...
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Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides 28.5.2017 South Asia News Headlines, Latest South East Asia News and Live Updates - Times of India
The number of people known to have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka rose to 122, officials said on Saturday, as the country appealed for international assistance. The state-run disaster management centre said 97 people were still missing after the worst torrential rains since 2003.
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Implement safety measures to prevent accidents :Kartikeya Mishra 28.5.2017 thehansindia3899
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Donald Trump delays climate decision as G7 ends 28.5.2017 World News | Live Coverage And Latest Breaking International News From All Over The World
German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticised what she called “a very difficult, not to say very unsatisfactory” discussion with Mr Trump on the issue.
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Exposure to diesel pollution ups risk of heart attack 28.5.2017 DNA: Health
A word of caution; avoid places with heavy traffic or try to find a different route as a study has warned that exposure to diesel pollution causes heart attack, heart failure and death.
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NGT allows reopening of textile units in Rajasthan 28.5.2017 PTI: All news
NGT allows reopening of textile units in Rajasthan
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IMFA says closure of plant will affect its CSR activities 28.5.2017 PTI: All news
IMFA says closure of plant will affect its CSR activities
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